Renal-Electrolyte News and Events
Three junior faculty in the Department of Medicine honored by the ASCI for their commitment to research
Drs. Cary Boyd-Shiwarski and Mark Snyder have been awarded ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Awards while Dr. Richard Ramonell has been named a recipient of the Emerging-Generation Award.
Second annual awardees of the KARAT Catalytic Grants announced
Thirteen junior faculty from across the Department of Medicine have received awards to facilitate their transition to R-level funding.
Renal-Electrolyte faculty Cary Boyd-Shiwarski, MD, PhD, and Arohan Subramanya, MD, uncover how cells manage volume
Their recent study in the journal Cell shows how WNK kinases activate the “switch” that returns cell volume to equilibrium through a process called phase separation.
Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH, to collaborate with Bayer to improve care delivery for those with chronic kidney disease
Associate Professor in Renal-Electolyte, Dr. Jhamb will use real-world data to determine how population health management may improve care for those with CKD.
NIDDK U01 multidisciplinary grant awarded to DOM faculty for an AKI scientific and data research center
This cross-divisional collaboration among Drs. Kaleab Abebe, Linda Fried, and Paul Palevsky will support the Caring for OutPatiEnts after Acute Kidney Injury (COPE-AKI) Consortium, which develops and tests interventions to reduce morbidity among high-risk patients with moderate or severe acute kidney injury.
Helbert Rondon, MD, MS awarded NIDDK R21
Associate Professor of Medicine and Nephrology Fellowship Program Director, Helbert Rondon, MD, MS, has been awarded an NIDDK R21 to study the role of oral urea in the treatment of chronic hyponatremia. Congratulations!
Department of Medicine Faculty Receive Excellence in Patient Experience Awards
Congratulations to the 2019 awardees!
Arohan Subramanya, MD awarded $2 million NIDDK R01
Associate Professor and Renal-Electrolyte Division faculty member Arohan Subramanya, MD, has been awarded a $2 million NIDDK R01 to study how WNK kinases coordinate potassium secretion in renal intercalated cells during hyperkalemia. Congratulations!
Dr. Beth Piraino Receives National Kidney Foundation’s Lazarus Award
Beth Piraino, MD, Professor of Medicine and Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid in the School of Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the J. Michael Lazarus Award. The award was established to honor Dr. J. Michael Lazarus for his...
Jane Schell, MD, wins Hasting Center/Cuniff-Dixon Foundation Early Career Award
Jane Schell, MD, was awarded the Hasting Center/Cunniff-Dixon Foundation Early Career Award for her dedication to improving the care of seriously ill patients with kidney disease.
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